Student Entrepreneurs pitch their business plans to experts

9thMar 2011

Would-be entrepreneurs from the universities of the SETsquared Partnership have recently been pitching their business ideas at Deloitte in London in a competition to encourage student enterprise.

The winners came from the Universities of Bath and Exeter, who had to present their business plans to a panel of experienced consultants from leading business advisory firm Deloitte. Of the 21 students who presented their plans, the judges awarded two prizes of £100 and two of £50. The winning business plans ranged from workshops for children to a customer-friendly chain of garages.

SETsquared Business Acceleration shortlisted for Achievement in Business Incubation Award 2011

9thMar 2011

We are pleased to announce that The SETsquared Business Acceleration Centre, at the University of Bristol, has been shortlisted for the UKBI Achievement in Business Incubation Award.

The Achievement award will be awarded to the Centre that best demonstrates innovation, excellence and quality in their delivery of business incubation services.

From counting coke bottles to global success - Bath retail analysis software founders return to SETsquared

1stMar 2011

The two founders of a retail analysis software business have just returned to the SETsquared Bath Centre as mentors following the multi-million dollar success of their 2005 start-up Curo Data Solutions.

Thomas Williamson and Guy Addenbrooke founded the business when the takeover of their then employer gave them the impetus to take their new business idea forward. They developed new software which aggregated all the different points of sale data from supermarkets to allow easy access by their suppliers.